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alimentary

Pronunciation: /ˌæləˈmentəri; ˌælɪˈmentəri/

Translation of alimentary in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) alimenticio alimentary canal o tract tubo (masculine) digestivo
    Example sentences
    • Indeed, the visitors enact the alimentary behavior of the oasis dwellers, but in so doing, they experience their own civilized difference from and advantage over the ‘natives.’
    • Total parenteral nutrition is a preparation of nutrients given via intravenous infusion to patients, of any age, who cannot feed normally through the alimentary tract.
    • Mammalian examples are the intertwining of the alimentary and digestive systems or the reproductive and excretory systems, which often require medical intervention.

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